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ISS Solar Transit, 


            Johannes Schiehsl

ISS Solar Transit

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 200/1000 Newton 8"

Imaging camera:Canon 6D

Mount:Skywatcher EQ5 motorized

Focal reducer:Barlow 2x

Date:June 15, 2017

Time: 14:06

Frames: 15

FPS: 25.00000

Focal length: 2000

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 9

Resolution: 4424x4424


Finally I was at the right spot at the right time. Thanks to CalSky alert and a lot of luck with the weather (the clouds opened up just in time) I captured my first solar transit of the International Space Station in record breaking 0.6 seconds.

Watch real-time footage here:



Johannes Schiehsl
License: None (All rights reserved)


ISS Solar Transit, 


            Johannes Schiehsl